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      Prehistoric Society Europa Conference 2019 in Saint Helier

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      June 14, 2019

      Friday   9:00 AM

      Liberation Square
      Saint Helier, Jersey JE1 3UF

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      Prehistoric Society Europa Conference 2019

      Europa Conference 2019: Neolithic Connections: Britain, The Channel Islands and France The Prehistoric Society Europa Conference 2019: Neolithic Connections: Britain, The Channel Islands and France will be held at the Pomme d’Or Hotel in St Helier, Jersey from 14–16 June 2019. This year the conference celebrates the achievements of Dr Alison Sheridan, National Museums Scotland, in the field of European prehistory. On Friday, join Jersey Heritage and the Prehistoric Society for an all-day guided tour of some of Jersey’s spectacular archaeological sites (a picnic lunch will be provided). Sites on the tour include: Ville-ès-Nouaux, St Helier; La Sergenté,  St Brelade; Les Monts Grantez & Le Pinacle, St Ouen; Le Couperon & La Pouquelaye de Faldouet, St Martin; and La Hougue Bie Grouville. Places are limited and require a separate ticket. Many of the sites on this tour are owned by La Société Jersiaise and managed by Jersey Heritage, and we are grateful for their contributions to this conference. Confirmed speakers include: Tom Booth (Natural History Museum), Chantal Conneller (Newcastle University), Olga Finch (Jersey Heritage), François Giligny (Université Paris, Panthéon-Sorbonne), Andy Jones (Cornwall Archaeological Unit), Luc Laporte (University of Rennes), Lesley McFadyen (Birkbeck, University of London), Chris Scarre (University of Durham), and Fraser Sturt (University of Southampton). A complete programme with timetable is available on our website: Along with a day and a half of lectures and a fieldtrip, the conference will also include exhibitors and a poster display. Those interested in displaying a poster should send a 150 word abstract to Annabell Zander ( by Sunday 12 May 2019.

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